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Resiliency in early teens can protect against later substance use

Resiliency in early teens can protect against later substance use

June 5, 2012

Resiliency is a measure of people’s ability to flexibly adapt their behaviors to fit the surroundings in which they find themselves. Low resiliency during childhood has been linked to later alcohol/drug problems during the teenage years. A new study has examined brain function and connectivity to assess linkages between resiliency and working

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Parents’ perceptions of teen substance use

Parents’ perceptions of teen substance use

September 12, 2011

The latest C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health finds that few parents (10 percent) believe their own teens, ages 13 to 17 years old, have used alcohol in the last year and even fewer (5 percent) believe their own teens

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